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Vista Buddhist Temple is a Shin Buddhist,

non-monastic, family-friendly temple. Whether you are temple members, dharma friends, or seekers passing through on your journey, take a minute to see what we offer, and know that you have already arrived.


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Until we can gather again in our temple, weekly services are hosted either over Zoom or live streamed from Orange County Buddhist Temple on Sunday mornings at 10:00am (except for holidays and during the month of August). Visit the Events & Calendars page to view the service schedule. 

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Our Dharma School welcomes K-12 students, both visiting and temple families. Currently the Dharma School meets twice a month on Sundays at 11 a.m. Our teachers are able to connect virtually and engage students through discussions, online activities and crafts. For more information please send an email to



Meditation Services are held every Wednesday evening at 7:00pm. These are open to the public as well as temple members. For more information please contact the temple office at or call (760) 941-8800.

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  Classes and talks on Buddhism are hosted throughout the year. Visit the Events & Calendars page to view upcoming classes.

To learn more about Buddhist history and practice from a Shin perspective, visit Everyday Buddhist, an independent, immersive, & self-paced online collection of courses, live chats, & blogs, crafted to deepen Buddhist understanding for everyone. Interested in a subscription? Sign up here and a donation will be made to Vista Buddhist Temple.  

Upcoming Events

  • VBT Dharma Recovery
    Sun, Jul 03
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    Jul 03, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
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    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Dharma Recovery group to share experiences, strength, hope, and to learn to live one day at a time from a Buddhist perspective
  • VBT Meditation Service
    Wed, Jul 06
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    Jul 06, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
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    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Wednesday Meditation service, which includes meditation, a short dharma message, and an opportunity for discussion
  • VBT Dharma Service
    Sun, Jul 10
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    Jul 10, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
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    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Sunday Dharma service, which includes chanting, a dharma message, and an opportunity for discussion


150 Cedar Road

Vista, California 92083

United States


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